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Communist Party numbers reveal the underrepresentation of women and a sweeping anti-corruption campaign

4 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
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No women sit on the all-powerful seven-member Politburo Standing Committee and just two are represented in the second-highest 25-member body," notes Christopher Bodeen, whose numbers also highlight how Xi's anti-corruption campaign has impacted different levels of the Communist Party.
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the publication's newsletter, app, and website. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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